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Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

Toddler Speech: Look Who’s Talking

I can admit I am one of those parents that says, “oh, every child grows and develops at their own pace,” only to look to good old Google later that night to search if my ...

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Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Building Confidence & Self-Esteem in Children

Resilience in Children: Building Self-Esteem & Confidence for Navigating the World One day during my daughter’s second grade year, I dropped Fiona off at school and then spent the next 45 minutes crying. She was ...

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Things To Do During A Winter Maternity Leave

Things To Do During A Winter Maternity Leave

Keeping the family busy and occupied indoors during the cold, long months of winter can be tough for any parent – a challenge that strikes even the newest of parents. Despite enjoying precious time with a ...

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More Photos of Mom: The Viral Message That Hit Home for Me

More Photos of Mom: The Viral Message That Hit Home for Me

Did you see the recent viral Facebook post from Kaylin Maree Schimpf? I saw it at least two to three times on my Facebook feed – probably because it rang so true for so many of my ...

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Daycare Pick-Up: Tips for the End-of-Day Child Care Routine

Daycare Pick-Up: Tips for the End-of-Day Child Care Routine

After a long day at work, the last thing a tired parent wants to do is engage in a daycare pick-up battle with a child who isn’t quite ready to leave playtime with friends and head ...

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Ketchup & Piano Lessons: 20 Facts About Parenthood

Ketchup & Piano Lessons: 20 Facts About Parenthood

Nothing teaches like experience. And now that I’m the mother of grown daughters, I can speak from a few experiences. I talked with said daughters and here are a few things the three of us ...

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Daycare Drop-Off: Tips for the Morning Child Care Routine

Daycare Drop-Off: Tips for the Morning Child Care Routine

The morning routine – getting children up and out of the house – can be challenging enough, but what do you do when you’re faced with a difficult daycare drop-off on top of it all? ...

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Parenting Tips & Tricks: 5 Baby Hacks That Make Life Easier

Parenting Tips & Tricks: 5 Baby Hacks That Make Life Easier

I don’t know about you, but when scrolling through my social media feed I always click on posts talking about “hacks” (which is a clever use for something in a way it wasn’t intended for ...

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The Not-So-Terrible Twos – 5 Reasons I’m Loving This Age

The Not-So-Terrible Twos – 5 Reasons I’m Loving This Age

There was the woman at the grocery store who sarcastically smirked: “You’re in for a real treat when he turns two!” …The man at the post office: “Enjoy those cuddles now – the terrible twos are around ...

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Brené Brown’s Advice on Raising Courageous Kids

Brené Brown’s Advice on Raising Courageous Kids

Are you raising your kids to get curious about their emotions and talk about them…or to suck it up and soldier on? Brené Brown asked a crowd this very question when I had the privilege to ...

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